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Challenge The UDC: Third Time's the Charm - Week 20 is up!

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  1. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
    Welcome once again to the Ultimate Drabble Challenge! The first two were such great fun, we couldn't resist throwing another round! The rules are the same as last time but just in case you are new to the challenge, they are listed below.

    Your hostess this time around are BigFatty and the ever talented
    Zonoma. Updates will appear every Monday this time around. Good luck and happy writing!


    [color=darkred][b]WHAT IS A DRABBLE?[/b][/color]

    A Drabble is an extremely short work of fiction with exactly one hundred words. The purpose of the drabble is to teach brevity and test author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.

    [color=darkred][b]THE CHALLENGE[/b][/color]

    100 Drabbles in twenty weeks.

    [color=darkred][b]THE RULES[/b][/color]

    [color=darkred][b]1[/b] [/color]Each Monday we'll post 5 topics. You will have one week to write a drabble on each topic.

    [color=darkred][b]2[/b] [/color]Latecomers are always welcome, but you must start at the beginning!

    [color=darkred][b]3[/b] [/color]To keep things neat and tidy, please start your own Drabble thread in the era you are most likely to write them for. Post all five of each week's drabbles in a single post. We will create an index for our threads here in resource. Simply post a link to your thread in here when you first start it, so that I know where to find them.

    [color=darkred][b]4[/b] [/color]You can write them all in one day or spread them out throughout the week, your choice. Just be certain to have all 5 drabbles for each given week in a single post.

    [color=darkred][b]5[/b][/color] You can follow a thread through your drabbles. They can be canon characters, OCs, etc. You can use just one character, a different character a week, or a different one for each drabble.

    [color=darkred][b]6[/b][/color] You must do all the drabbles listed, in the order they are listed.

    You simply must remember one thing:

    [color=darkred]These are drabbles! [b]They must be 100 words each.[/b] No more, no less.

    Looking for the previous threads? Click here: [link=]Ultimate Drabble Challenge: Like Little Fanfiction McNuggets[/link] and [link=]Ultimate Drabble Challenge: So Nice, We Did it Twice[/link][/color]

    Oh, and in case you're wondering, you can find some background on drabbles on [link=]wikipedia[/link]. Be sure to click on the links at the bottom. (We find the instant drabble generator particularly amusing.)
  2. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007

    Week 1 - 9/1/08 - provided by KELIA
    1. Happy
    2. Sad
    3. Curious
    4. Angry
    5. Content

    Week 2 - 9/8/08 - provided by BigFatty
    6. Alderaan
    7. Yavin IV
    8. Bespin
    9. Hapes
    10. Dagobah

    Week 3 - 9/15/08 - provided by brodiew
    11. On the Fly
    12. Sink or Swim
    13. Rock the Boat
    14. Get Over It
    15. Under the Gun

    Week 4 - 9/22/08 - provided by KELIA
    16. Bantha
    17. Dewback
    18. Eopie
    19. Tauntaun
    20. Wampa

    Week 5 - 9/29/08 - provided by BigFatty
    21. Wood
    22. Metal
    23. Cloth
    24. Glass
    25. Stone

    Week 6 - 10/4/08 - provided by Zonoma
    26. Arm
    27. Leg
    28. Antennae
    29. Claw
    30. Tail

    Week 7 - 10/11/08 - provided by BigFatty
    31. Door
    32. Window
    33. Roof
    34. Walls
    35. Floor

    Week 8 - 10/19/08 - provided by KELIA
    36. Chancellor
    37. Queen
    38. Senator
    39. Aide
    40. Guard

    Week 9 - 10/27/08 - provided by Zonoma
    41. Purple
    42. Orange
    43. Green
    44. Silver
    45. Copper

    Week 10 - 11/3/08 - provided by BigFatty
    46. Cantina
    47. Tapcafe
    48. Diner
    49. Mess Hall
    50. Dining Room

    Week 11 - 11/17/08 - provided by Zonoma
    51. Denial
    52. Sadness
    53. Anger
    54. Guilt
    55. Acceptance

    Week 12 - 12/1/08 - provided by BigFatty
    56. Comet
    57. Star
    58. Planet
    59. Moon
    60. Nebula

    Week 13 - 12/8/08 - provided by BigFatty
    61. Sunshine
    62. Overcast
    63. Rain
    64. Snow
    65. Wind

    Week 14 - 12/15/08 - provided by KELIA
    66. Allies
    67. Enemies
    68. Spies
    69. Smuggler
    70. Traitor

    Week 15 - 12/22/08 - provided by BigFatty
    71. Spicy
    72. Sweet
    73. Sour
    74. Bitter
    75. Rotten

    Week 16 - 12/29/08 - provided by BigFatty
    76. Bridge
    77. Engine Room
    78. Sickbay
    79. Corridor
    80. Shuttle Bay

    Week 17 - 1/5/09 - provided by brodiew
    81. Head Over Heels
    82. Under the Weather
    83. Tooth and Nail
    84. Tie the Knot
    85. Bite Your Tongue

    Week 18 - 1/12/09 - provided by KELIA
    86. Youngling
    87. Initiate
    88. Padawan
    89. Knight
    90. Master

    Week 19 - 1/19/09 - provided by KELIA
    91. Peace
    92. Tension
    93. Misunderstanding
    94. Disagreement
    95. War

    Week 20 - 1/26/09 - provided by BigFatty
    96. Fate
    97. The Force
    98. Luck
    99. Credits
    100. Love
  3. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
  4. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
  5. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
  6. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
    And we're up and running!

    Welcome to round numero tres of the Ultimate Drabble Challenge. And here's what you've all been waiting for, the themes for this week:

    Week 1 - 9/1/08 - provided by KELIA
    1. Happy
    2. Sad
    3. Curious
    4. Angry
    5. Content

    Remember to post here with a link to your drabble thread once it's up (and feel free to leave a note whenever you update, too). Can't wait to read what you all come up with!

  7. DarthIshtar

    DarthIshtar Kessel Run Champion star 10 VIP - Game Winner

    Mar 26, 2001
    Last time, I did 100 AUs. This time, I'm writing 100 drabbles about the pilots of the Alliance. Squadron Pride can be found here.
  8. brodiew

    brodiew Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 11, 2005
    Wow! Ish, you're fast!

    I'm glad this is up and running. I'm on the case!
  9. earlybird-obi-wan

    earlybird-obi-wan Kessel Run Champion star 6 VIP - Game Winner

    Aug 21, 2006
    Drabbles, love them and here is my entry with the first 5 drabbles

    bird seed
  10. brodiew

    brodiew Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 11, 2005
  11. Irish_Jedi_Jade

    Irish_Jedi_Jade Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 19, 2007
    YES! Drabbles are back!!!!

    [face_dancing] [face_dancing] [face_dancing] [face_dancing] [face_dancing]

    *scurries off to think of a name for my drabbles, the themes for this week's drabbles, and how much fun this is going to be!!!!*

    [face_good_luck] Irish
  12. path-seeker

    path-seeker Jedi Padawan star 4

    May 1, 2008
    I read through many of the previous drabble threads when I was still a lurker, and I'm excited to participate this time around! That said, although I planned to spend Labor Day working diligently on homework, I ended up drabbling. :D

    Week 1 features the Skywalker family (and Han as well): A Kaleidoscope of Memories

  13. Tabby

    Tabby Jedi Youngling star 1

    Aug 5, 2008
    Same here! I should've been working on the summer homework I was swamped with yesterday, but I wrote drabbles instead. [face_blush]

    'Tis my first time participating in something like this ... hopefully I'm up for the task. I've seen previous drabbles and they look fun. Here's mine: A Tapestry of Worlds. Week 1 is Luke and Mara! :D
  14. LilyHobbitJedi

    LilyHobbitJedi Jedi Knight star 5

    Aug 29, 2005
    Alrighties here is my submission and the first drabbles I've ever written:Pieces of Memories, and the first week is all about Obi-Wan. :)
  15. VaderLVR64

    VaderLVR64 Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Feb 5, 2004
    Oh! Sign me up! :D
  16. ginchy

    ginchy Jedi Grand Master star 4

    May 25, 2005
    Well, I wanted to do this last year, so let's see if I have what it takes to keep up. Great challenge! :D

    ginchy's gambit
  17. SithGirl132

    SithGirl132 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 6, 2005
    I think I shall take this on, something I shall regret later in the semester. Here we are with Studying Fanfiction: The Margins of Rocky's Notebook, with the first week on post-Invincible stuff.

    I've always loved reading the responses to previous UDC's, and I think it's about time I participated.
  18. amidalachick

    amidalachick FFoF Hostess Extraordinaire star 5 VIP - Game Host

    Aug 3, 2003
  19. DarthBerryStraw

    DarthBerryStraw Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 20, 2007
    I'm participating this time around! I think drabbles are exactly what I need to get writing more frequently. :D Of All the Witty Titles
  20. BigFatty

    BigFatty Jedi Padawan star 4

    Mar 9, 2005
    My thread is now up and running. Week 1, like ginchy, features Luke Skywalker.

    I'll be setting up the index later today. Thanks to all of you who have already started your threads. :)
  21. Fattooine

    Fattooine Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jan 10, 2007
    The index of drabble threads has been started and will be updated as new people join the challenge. Please let me know if you find any errors with it.

  22. Myriad_Daydreams

    Myriad_Daydreams Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 22, 2007
  23. DaenaBenjen42

    DaenaBenjen42 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    May 15, 2005
  24. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Jun 29, 2004
  25. MsLanna

    MsLanna Jedi Master star 6

    Jul 8, 2005
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